Motorcyclist killed in crash on SH 71 in southwest Austin

A motorcyclist was killed on SH 71 near Silvermine Drive in southwest Austin on April 12, 2018

A man in his 20s has died following a motorcycle crash with a vehicle on State Highway 71 in southwest Austin.

Medics with Austin-Travis County EMS were performing CPR on the man, who was involved in a crash with a vehicle near Silvermine Drive.

Austin police said the man was pronounced dead at 6:09 p.m.

First responders were called to the scene at 5:38 p.m. Thursday and took the man to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. 

TxDOT warns that westbound SH 71 is closed at Silvermine Drive. Drivers should expect delays in the area.

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